Should you do all-in or no-frill Product hunt launches?

A few weeks ago, I was hunting my 5th product on Product Hunt: QApop. That was my first Product Hunt launch as a hunter. I follow all the rules book: answering every comment quickly, asking for support in several groups, asking for help from some influencers.

We did not make it to the top 5 products of the day, unfortunately. We were overtaken by a product overnight and finished the day at the 6th position.

Besides this the launch was a marketing success: